Pump Inspection & Repair

Regular Maintenance from Mike LaLone Saves Homeowners Money

Protect Your Well with an Annual Checkup

Well Pump Repair Ortonville MI | Oakland County Septic Inspections | Mike LaLone Well Service - wellinspection1It is important to have a checkup done on your well water system a minimum of once every year to ensure that your system is operating efficiently, and your water is sanitary and free of bacteria and impurities. A properly installed and maintained submersible well pump will last you for up to 25 years.

You might wonder if you need to perform regular maintenance on your system; the answer is a resounding yes! A water well that is not inspected and serviced regularly could be causing problems in your home that you might not even be aware of. Do you suddenly spend extra on your electricity bills? It could be due to your pump running continuously. A broken well pump could be harming your pipes and leaching impurities into your drinking water. Save money down the road and protect your family’s health with annual checkups from Mike Lalone Well Service.

The National Groundwater Association recommends routine annual maintenance checks for your home well and pumps system.

Your Checkup Includes:

  • A water flow test, to check system output and performance
  • Inspection of well equipment to ensure it is up to code
  • Electrical testing and checking of all valves
  • Water testing for coliform bacteria, nitrates, and more
  • Additional tests for cloudy or problem water, as needed
  • A written report showing your well’s condition

Tackling Small Well Pump Repairs Now Saves You Money Down the Road

While most typical well pump repairs cost less than $100 up to about $500 or so, replacing an entire system can be very costly. When properly cared for, your well pump can last decades. However, skipping regular maintenance will shorten your well’s life considerably. Any item or event that puts an extra or unusual strain on your equipment will cause it to break down faster and may cause it to fail prematurely. Mike LaLone is open year round to address issues quickly and efficiently. Most emergency well problems, like a sudden loss of water or water pressure, can be repaired without causing too much damage to your home. In any emergency, a quick response time is imperative to save your home and well system from massive damage. We offer 24/7 emergency service year round to our customers in Oakland, Genesee, and Livingston counties. Get help when you need it from Mike Lalone Well Service.

How Can You Tell if Your Well & Pump System Needs Service?

How can you tell that it’s your well pump that needs service and not another part of your plumbing system? One of the most obvious signs of a pump or tank problem is dirty looking or odd smelling water. If your water begins to look different or concern you, have your water well system checked by a licensed professional right away. Another important symptom that many homeowners may not know is having suddenly and unusually high electric bills, this jump in electrical usage is caused by your pump continuously running to maintain your water pressure. The National Groundwater Association has certified our team at Mike Lalone Well & Pump Service.

Our Services Include:

  • Camera Inspections
  • Pipe Bursting
  • Lightning Damage Repair
  • Buried Wells Found Electronically
  • Well & Septic Inspections